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Surname: BROUGH

Forename(s): Thomas

Place of Birth: Bilsby, Lincolnshire

Service No: 4750

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Defence Corps

Battalion / Unit: No.2 Supply Coy

Division: ---

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1916-09-26

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: In South-East part (K. 21.)


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

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Thomas Brough was the son of Eardley and Susan Brough, née Smith. Eardley was born at Alford and Susan at Beesby, Lincolnshire. Eardley died in 1870.

1871 Bilsby, Lincolnshire Census: South Road - Thomas Brough, aged 4 years, born Bilsby, son of Susan Brough, widow.

1881 Bilsby, Lincolnshire Census: Thomas Brough, aged 14 years, born Bilsby. [Thomas was boarding with Amos (born Alford, Lincolnshire, c. 1837) and Ellen Brough.]

1911 Grimsby, Lincolnshire Census: 115, Weelsby Street - Thomas Brough, aged 44 years, single, born Bilsby, Lincolnshire. [Thomas was lodging with Alice Coolledge, widow.]

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Thomas Brough, 4750, 152 Pro. Co. Royal Defence Corps. Date and Place of Death: 26.9.16. Salterforth. Heart failure. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Aunt Sole Legatee - Mrs Alice Coolledge. £9 5s. 2d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) for Thomas not found.

The CWGC 'Headstone Documents - Headstone Schedules (Finals)': Aunt: Mrs. A. Coolledge, 115, Weelsby Street, New Clee, Hull.

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Defence Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Defence Corps

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Surname: BROUGH

Forename(s): Thomas


Residence: Grimsby

Enlisted: Grimsby

Number: 4750

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Defence Corps



Died Date: 26/09/16

Died How: Died

Theatre of War: Home

Notes: Formerly 20007, Lincolnshire Regt.

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Surname: BROUGH

Forename(s): T

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 4750

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Defence Corps

Unit: No. 2 Supply Coy.



Died Date: 26/09/1916

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06 October 1916

SALTERFORTH - Military Funeral

On Friday afternoon last the remains of Private Thomas Brough, Lincolnshire Regiment, whose death occurred at Salterforth on the Tuesday previous, were interred with military honours in Salterforth cemetery. A gun-carriage not being available, the coffin, draped with the Union Jack and surmounted by a beautiful wreath, was conveyed to the cemetery on a flat cart, and followed by an officer and a detachment of about 50 men of the Lincolnshire Regiment. The burial service was impressively read by Mr. John Crew, of Barnoldswick, the customary thee volleys being fired at the close and the 'last post' sounded by two buglers belonging to the Barnoldswick Boy Scouts. The deceased, who was 34 years of age, hailed from Grimsby.

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29 September 1916

BROUGH - Sept. 26th, at Salterforth, Pte. Brough, of the 152nd Protection Co.

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